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Toshiba TheaterView H71 Series TV (43", 50", 53", 61")

alaTest has collected and analyzed 53 reviews of Toshiba TheaterView H71 Series TV (43", 50", 53", 61"). The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs for all reviews. People are impressed by the remote control and durability. The price and sound also get good feedback. Many are critical about the usability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Toshiba TheaterView H71 Series TV (43", 50", 53", 61") is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 50 user reviews of Toshiba TheaterView H71 Series TV (43", 50", 53", 61") from The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other TVs on Comments about the design and durability are on the whole positive. The sound and image quality are also mentioned favorably. There are some less positive comments about the usability and price.

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72% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Toshiba 43H71 43 HDTV-Ready Projection TVToshiba 43H71 43 HDTV-Ready Projection TV

Apr, 2018

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Excellent picture quality, good sound quality, good value.

Set was delivered needing adjustment

May, 2002

Consumer review (

Great unit - until something goes wrong!


Great picture, ease of use, good remote

Toshiba unable to service and provide parts for their own products

Nov, 2004

Consumer review (

You cannot go wrong...


Although this isn't a new model, it can still be found in stores. We had originally started shopping for an HDTV in the 36" department. However, when it came to dimensions to fit our existing entertainment center, nothing that big would fit. Also the...

PRICE. Durability (See update in review)

None yet, even after a year.

Dec, 2002

Product Specifications

Toshiba delivers in its projection televisions a truly cinematic experience you are looking for. TheaterView projection TVs bring superb picture and sound quality and cutting-edge features right into your home. Toshiba's renowned engineering expertise guarantees vivid, true-to-life video and audio. 53H71 features PowerFocus HC high-contrast multi-element lens system that is designed to maximize both sharpness and brightness. Built-in high-contrast TheaterShield acrylic shield protects the screen. Unlike some standard shields, the TheaterShield incorporates a special hard coat to resist scratching. Improved PowerFocus HD CRT utilizes fine phosphors for high resolution, brightness, and color purity. Toshiba's TheaterView TVs are designed to offer the ultimate in image quality from all video sources. Unique image-enhancing technology called Cinema Mode (3:2 pull-down detection and compensation) delivers the most realistic and detailed reconstruction of film-based (24fps) video content such as DVD movies. Flesh tone control corrects phase deficiencies in the broadcast signal. Color detail enhancement circuit improves picture detail and reduces color video noise. 53H71 also offers picture-in-picture audio output, TouchFocus auto convergence for faster, more accurate digital convergence at the touch of a button, and Dynamic Contrast feature for near film-like image quality. For more powerful and realistic home theater audio, it features Stable Sound, that automatically monitors volume levels and ensures that audio levels remain consistent during commercials or when a viewer is changing channels.

Audio System

Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Speakers Included:2 speakers
Surround Mode: Yes

Dimensions & Weight



Type: None


Product Line:Toshiba TheaterView



Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty


CRT Type:Power Focus HD
Diagonal Size:50in
Diagonal Size (cm):127cm
Digital Television Certification:HDTV monitor
Display Format:1080i
HDTV Ready: Yes
Image Aspect Ratio:4:3
Parental Channel Lock: Yes
Progressive Scan:Progressive scanning (line doubling)
Projection Display Technology:CRT
Type:Rear projection TV
Video Interface:Component / Composite / S-Video
Viewing Angle:160 degrees

TV Tuner

dbx Noise Reduction: Yes
Multi-channel Preview:Picture-in-picture (PIP)
Secondary Audio Program (SAP): Yes
TV Tuner Presence: Yes